|Born Name||Jerry O’Connell’|
|Birth Place||New York|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches|
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Learn an in-depth biography of actor, producer, and screenwriter Jerry O’Connell along with details of his net worth, career, and married life.
Numerous famous people on the planet came into the spotlight because of his/her ability to keep pushing themselves in the field of media outlets. Today, we are discussing the Hollywood entertainer, Jerry O’Connell who has been engaging with us since 1983 through a few of his blockbuster films.
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What is Jerry O’Connell Famous For?
Jerry is widely famous as an American actor, talk show host as well as a director. More and more people started recognizing him after his absolutely incredible role as Quinn Mallory in the TV series ‘Sliders; and Andrew Clements in ‘My secret identity’.
Jerry O’Connel Early Life
Jerry was born as Jeremiah O’Connellto by his parents, Michael O’Connell and Linda O’Connell. His dad was a art director for an advertising agency and his mom was an art teacher. Additionally, his maternal granddad, Charles S. Witkowski was chairman of Jersey City, New Jersey. He raised alongside his sibling named Charlie O’Connell in Manhattan, New York City, the U.S.
Jerry O’Connell mother
Jerry’s nationality is American and his ethnicity is blended in with Irish, Italian, and Polish. He was born under the zodiac sign Aquarius and his religiously follows Roman Catholic.
Regarding his education, he went to Professional Children’s School in Manhattan, New York City. After that, he joined New York University in 1991 and majored in acting in 1995. Later in 2009, He went to Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, California, to attempt to be an attorney, however, he later dropped out to come back to completely focus on acting.
Career: Movies and Tv Shows
Discussing his acting journey, Jerry began acting at an early age. He did commercial work for Duncan Hines cookies in his childhood. At the age of 11, he got his first feature movie role as Vern Tessio in Rob Reiner’s Stand by Me. From that point onward, He showed up in a commercial for Frosted Flakes in 1987.
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Additionally, He showed up in the Canadian sci-fi sitcom My Secret Identity from 1988 to 1991 as the teen hero. Following a year, He showed up in the brief ABC sitcom Camp Wilder in 1992.
Afterward, He tried out for the TV pilot Sliders. He was offered the job of Quinn Mallory in the series, which ran for three seasons on Fox and two seasons on the Syfy Channel.
Likewise, He filled in as a producer during his fourth season and is credited with writing and directing few episodes.
Career as a Screenwriting and Producer
He has also tried his hands at screenwriting and offered his first screenplay to New Regency in 1999 which was discharged in 2004 by Twentieth Century Fox-based Davis Entertainment.
Additionally, he filled in as executive producer and got a “story by” credit on the film, which featured Katie Holmes and Michael Keaton. In 2001, He played a role as Detective Woody Hoyt on the NBC crime show, Crossing Jordan until its scratch-off in May 2007.
In 2005, He featured as a guest in one scene of the enlivened arrangement Justice League Unlimited. Additionally, He reprised the role of Captain Marvel in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies short film Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam.
In mid-2008, He took part in a broadly circled Internet video parody of the leaked Tom Cruise video on Scientology. In 2010, He featured with Jim Belushi in the CBS comedy-drama, The Defenders, which was dropped on May fifteenth, 2011 after one season.
In 2012, He played as Herman Munster in a reboot of The Munsters, titled Mockingbird Lane; the revamp series was never picked up for production, however, the pilot would air as a Halloween unique on October 26th.
In 2013, He played as Stuart Strickland on We Are Men, alongside Tony Shalhoub. Subsequently, in 2015, He came back to Broadway as a professional writer in the comedy Living on Love, with Renee Fleming, Anna Chlumsky, and Douglas Sills. It shut after 37 exhibitions.
Initiation of Jerry O’ Television Show
Then he began to host the American television show named Jerry O’ since 2019. That year, he showed up the animated kids’ TV series, Where’s Waldo, which depends on the North American variety of the Where’s Wally?
His other striking motion pictures are Jerry Maguire (1996), Scream 2 (1997), Body Shots (1999), Mission to Mars (2000), Tomcats (2001), Kangaroo Jack (2003), Room 6 (2006), Piranha 3-D (2009), Wish Upon (2017), Deep Murder (2018), Batman: Hush (2019) and some more.
His upcoming film and TV series are Star Trek: Lower Decks, Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, Ballbuster, and The Secret: Dare to Dream which is scheduled to release between 2020-2021.
Jerry O’Connell Partner
Jerry O’Connell wedded his long-dated sweetheart, Rebecca Romijn. The pair began dating in 2004 and later they engaged in 2005. Then, the pair exchanged their vows on fourteenth July 2007 on a very private service at their home in Calabasas, California. Together, the pair were gifted with twin girls named Dolly Rebecca Rose and Charlie Tamara Tulip O’Connell in 2008. As of now, the couple carries on with blissful and happy life.
Snippet of Jerry with wife and children.
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Earlier, he had a few romantic relationships with famous people like Nadia Dajani (1996), Sarah Michelle Gellar (1998-99), Melanie Lazenby (2002), Estella Warren (2002), Nancy M. Pimental (2002), b (2003-04), and Geri Horner (2004). Additionally, he has linked with celebrities like Debra Pelletier and Elin Grindemyr.
Jerry O’Connell’s Net Worth?
Jerry O’Connell has earned a decent amount of fortune from his career as an entertainer in the field of showbiz. According to the online reports, he has holds a staggering $20 million net worth. His capital has also been increased through his supports and TV advertisements like Duncan Hines Cookie Mix (1980), Christa’s Challenge (1986), Oreo Cookies (1987), Triaminic medication for cold (1987), Ritz Bits Crackers (1987) , and Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Cereal (1988).
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